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    Zippo Squad

    Legend has it that during the Vietnam War there were American units that specialized in burning down suspected Viet Cong villages using their Zippo lighters. These units were allegedly called Zippo Squads. The fact is that the Zippo lighter was a popular piece of equipment and many GI’s had their lighters engraved and personalized.

    Example usage:

    “If you don’t give me back my shit I’ll call the Zippo Squad and they’ll burn your hut down!”.

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